"You ruined me. I don't even want to go to school tomorrow." I leaned forward, alarmed my words to my thirteen-year-old nephew might have been too frightening. "You just told me the world is going to end. We're screwed!" I glanced at my sister-in-law, whose wide eyes, tight lips, and tilted head told me I... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcIBVLOAYhc Doug Carter on pjnet.tv, March 2, 2020. In this episode we take a peek inside Plato's Cave and discuss my latest blog post, Shadows of Reality. You'll also find teasers about Pope Francis' upcoming "New Humanism" summit and my upcoming book.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcvkFbl9X0E&t=371s I'm happy to be a guest on PJNET. Join me the first Monday each month at 9:00 pm. http://www.PJNET.tv
In Book 7 of Plato's Republic, the old sage tells us to imagine people chained from childhood inside an underground den, or cave. They're forced to face the walls so they cannot turn their heads. Behind them, a fire is burning to provide a dim light. Between the prisoners and the fire, objects pass along... Continue Reading →
There are times when I crave solitude with God. If you're reading this, I trust you know that feeling. Creating Solitude with God St. Anselm, the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093-1109, felt it too: "Come now, little man! flee for a while from your tasks, hide yourself for a little space from the turmoil of... Continue Reading →
Knowing God is key to solving the climate crisis. If we want to know what God is like, we need to go the primary source. Knowing God: A Lesson from Job The book of Job is counted among the books of Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon as wisdom literature. But why? The fear... Continue Reading →
By Doug Carter Climate Change and Fossils I’m fascinated by fossils and what they can tell us about our world. Two weeks ago I traveled to the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville to view the world’s largest fossilized stromatolite cap. Stromatolite at the Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville, Virginia Stromatolites are masses... Continue Reading →